Beginning fall semester 2013, all History majors and History/Social Science Education majors must complete a Capstone to receive their degrees.  Click here for more information



History Department

The study of history provides knowledge vital to the creation of an educated citizenry. Without an understanding of the past, the present is incomprehensible. Studying the events of the past and the lives of our recent and remote ancestors allows you to see all that has shaped us and today’s world.

As a history major, you will learn the skills of analysis, interpretation, written communication, and critical thinking—skills highly valued in today’s marketplace. Our aim is to prepare you not only for your future career, but also to provide you the foundation for a lifetime of learning.

Whether you’re enrolled in the undergraduate program, which includes the B.S.Ed. in Social Sciences, or the graduate program, our expert faculty will prepare you for your future—both inside the classroom and outside through special opportunities such as internships and co-operative experiences.

Come learn more about the departmenthear from our department head, catch up on news and events, or contact us with your questions. We look forward to hearing from you.


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